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Poster: William Tell Date: Aug 12, 2019 12:57pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

Ha--good one...on the other hand, I always liked Sinatra in From Here to Eternity (not great, but good, a nice fit for the movie role w M. Clift). Some singers do okay w the crossover...

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Aug 12, 2019 2:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

Justin Timberlake anyone??

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Aug 12, 2019 9:21pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-

How about Elvis the DONALD of musicians with super cheesy movies.

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Aug 13, 2019 9:35am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-

Absolutely. Except he had the skills and showed it early and then got pushed into cheese. I've read he was quite frustrated. Oh well, that was 50 years ago. :)

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Aug 13, 2019 2:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-

The Cheese was related to him thinking with
some other part of his body besides his brain.
(Which applies to the DON as well.)
And there but for the Grace of God go I.

You are right I vaguely remember a few Black & white Elvis pictures
which were actually very well done. One connected with his time in the military.
and the one with 'jail house rock' was entertaining and larger than life.

but I also remember some flick with him in Hawaii 'flying' a helicopter and getting into random bar fights,

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Aug 13, 2019 7:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-

You nailed it. Couple westerns too. But I like the Hawaii ones cause I lived in Honolulu for 6 years and I enjoy looking the places before lots of folks like me invaded.

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Poster: c-freedom Date: Aug 14, 2019 5:23pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-

Westerns--- Yeah FLAMING STAR with a very Perky Barbara Eden!

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Poster: Diamondhead Date: Aug 14, 2019 6:42pm
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Love his makeup.

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Aug 12, 2019 1:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

When it comes to talented country-pickers why tried their hand at the movies, I always loved Jerry Reed. Nailed the "yeah, I'm a country hick and I don't care what you think" persona.

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Poster: Vermoontains Date: Aug 12, 2019 7:25pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

See that Bandit run

Eastbound and Down

at 23 minutes with Glenn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEHf5u0fZkc&;t=2687sJerry Reed & Glen Campbell - Guitar Man

Sorry if I repeat myself myself

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Poster: billydlions Date: Aug 13, 2019 3:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

That was fantastic, thanks for posting! Smokey & the Bandit was my favorite movie when I was a kid and I had no idea Campbell & Reed were such good guitar players.

Mull of Kintyre is a great McCartney tune and one I've never seen covered before. This post was modified by billydlions on 2019-08-13 22:40:39

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Poster: Vermoontains Date: Aug 13, 2019 4:52pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

thanks for the thanks. I like that video alot and have watched it a bunch. Like SDH said Reed is a natural.
All the songs they do together are really great, good singing playing and fun.Jerry Reed seemed happy with Glenn doing his song too. Bagpipes, who knew.
A lot of talent there with the band and all for prime time TV

Ps.
Burt to Sally: I'm going to call you Froggie

Buford T. Justice: When we get home, remind me to slap your Momma.

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Poster: billydlions Date: Aug 13, 2019 7:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: R.I.P.-Glen Campbell

They filmed some of S&B II right here in my home town which is where Burt lived and went to school. It's cool seeing some of the streets before the masses moved here. Unfortunately the movie wasn't very good.